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Why Does Diabetes cause Foot problems? Part II
23rd Feb

2015

Most people know that people with Diabetes are prone to foot and leg problems, such as Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and Peripheral Neuropathy. Here are some ways to prevent and treat these conditions. #1 Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). People with ...

It’s Not Hammerhead. It’s Hammertoes.
30th Jan

2015

Most have heard the term “hammertoe” however, most do know what it is. Curled toes or “hammertoes” are a very common podiatric problem. Talk to anyone who is unhappy with their feet and this is usually at the top of their list. ...

Why Does Diabetes cause Foot problems?  Part I
19th Dec

2014

Most people know that people with Diabetes are prone to foot and leg problems. But do you know why? What causes both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes to damage the blood vessels and nerves in the feet? There are two key conditions that cause these issues: #1 ...

22nd Oct

2014

If you are a primary care physician or podiatrist in the Lakeway, Austin, Cedar Park or the Dripping Springs area, please come meet Lakeway’s new surgical podiatrist this Thursday, October 23, at The Grove located on 620 across from Lakeway Regional ...

What is that painful bump on the side of my Foot?
24th Feb

2014

It Could Be A Tailor’s Bunion A Tailor’s Bunion, or bunionette, is a bump or prominence on your fifth metatarsal bone, at the head of the 5th metatarsal and base of the little toe.  You have 5 long, thin bones in your mid-foot called ...

Ouch! My Achilles Tendon Won’t Stop Hurting.
3rd Jan

2014

Achilles tendon pathology can be separated into several catogies. Paratenosis, or inflamation to the soft tissue surrounding and bringing blood supply to the tendon, Tendonitis, or inflamation of the tendon itself, and finally Tendonosis, or a severe case ...

Even Professional Athletes Can Suffer From Plantar Fasciitis…A Game Ending Ailment
3rd Jan

2014

Professional athletes such as San Antonio Spurs player Tim Duncan have dealt with foot pain from a partially torn plantar fascia. Many can end up on the injured list putting a screeching halt to what would have been a successful season for the whole team. ...

Hate the Bunion?
1st Jan

2014

Why do I have a bunion? Blame your genetics first, but your footwear next! Bunions tend to run in families, specifically among those who have the foot type prone to developing a bunion. If you have flat feet, low arches, arthritis, or inflammatory ...

Fungal Toenails…I’m Tired of These Embarrassing Toenails!
28th Dec

2013

Onychomycosis, or toenail fungus, is a problem that affects millions of people worldwide. Onychomycosis can be mild and only a cosmetic concern — but for many, the nail changes that occur develop a dangerously thick, sharp, malodorous toenail which can ...